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How to Remove Shiny Iron Marks From Fabric

by April Dowling
Ironing clothes enhances their appearance, making them look professional and well maintained. Scorch marks, however, instantly ruin a garment's aesthetic appeal. Letting an iron sit on garments for more than a few seconds causes fabric fibers to melt, resulting in shiny, crusty marks. While extremel...

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